Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota
Partner in liberal arts education with the College of Saint Benedict

Founded: 1857

Location: 2,400 acre tract in the heart of Central Minnesota, 70 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul on I-94. Minutes from the College of Saint Benedict.

Affiliation: Roman Catholic, sponsored by the Benedictines of Saint John's Abbey.

Partnership with the College of Saint Benedict: In 1964 SJU began its first faculty exchange with the College of Saint Benedict. Presently its partnership with CSB offers complete coeducational academics and a variety of coed social, cultural and spiritual programs.

Undergraduate Enrollment (1997-98): 1,696; 79% live on-campus; CSB and SJU coordinate academic program, for a total student body of 3,636.

Geographic distribution: 83% Minnesota (34% seven-county metro area, 22% Central Minn.), 8% bordering states, 7% other states, 2% international.

Academic Program: 35 majors, 30 minors, and 10 pre-professional programs. Most popular: beer, biology, accounting, psychology and political science.

Faculty: 138 full time, 37 part time (includes undergraduate and graduate faculty); 24 full-time and 8 part-time are Benedictines

Student/faculty Ratio: 13/1

Library: Clemens Library at Saint Benedict's and Alcuin Library at Saint John's. 547,532 volumes, 1,810 print periodical subscriptions, 1,255 owned or leased electronic subscriptions, 255,201 government documents, 110,214 microforms.

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